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Meaning of hope

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a specific instance of feeling hopeful; "it revived their
           hope of winning the pennant"
      2: the general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled; "in
         spite of his troubles he never gave up hope" [ant: {despair}]
      3: grounds for feeling hopeful about the future; "there is
         little or no promise that he will recover" [syn: {promise},
      4: someone (or something) on which expectations are centered;
         "he was their best hope for a victory"
      5: United States comedian (born in England) who appeared in
         films with Bing Crosby (1903-2003) [syn: {Hope}, {Bob Hope},
         {Leslie Townes Hope}]
      6: one of the three Christian virtues
      v 1: expect and wish; "I trust you will behave better from now
           on"; "I hope she understands that she cannot expect a
           raise" [syn: {hope}, {trust}, {desire}]
      2: be optimistic; be full of hope; have hopes; "I am still
         hoping that all will turn out well" [ant: {despair}]
      3: intend with some possibility of fulfilment; "I hope to have
         finished this work by tomorrow evening" [syn: {hope}, {go

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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